Tag Archive: Samsung


Here are the basic steps for setting up your new Samsung Galaxy phone

Samsung has streamlined its setup process in the last few generations, but there are still several extra steps compared to other phones as Samsung injects its own steps alongside Google’s. The process is self-explanatory, but we have all of the information and tips you need to know about as you go through each step.

Products used in this guide Amazon: Samsung Galaxy S9 ($ 620) Amazon: Samsung Galaxy Note 9 ($ 900) How to set up your Galaxy  [Read More…]

Protect your Samsung Galaxy A6 with these fine cases

The Samsung Galaxy A6 is a good looking phone, and it’d be a shame if you were to have an accident that would harm those good looks without proper protection. Today, we’re taking a look at the best cases to keep your Galaxy A6 safe. Early spoiler: Spigen’s Liquid Air Armor is one of our favorite options here due to a combination of quality and brand trust. That said, there are many other great options on this list, and the  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S10+ leak shows prototype device with dual front cameras

The Samsung Galaxy S10 leaks continue with a new photo that’s made it’s way online.

An image that claims to show the Samsung Galaxy S10+ has surfaced. The device is labeled “Beyond 2″, and we’ve heard before that that’s the codename for Samsung’s GS10+. As for the phone itself, we can see two front-facing cameras in the upper right corner of the screen, while the other corners are rounded.

There aren’t many other details about this device, but it looks  [Read More…]

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8: One year later

We are nearing the end of 2018 and we have seen quite a few new flagships released. These include new handsets from OnePlus, Google, and others.

But what about one of the best handsets of 2017 with the Samsung Galaxy Note 8? Has it stood up against the test of time and survived phone-pocalypse 2018? Let’s find out.

Specs Display: 6.3-inch Super AMOLED, 2960 x 1440 Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 RAM: 6GB Storage: 64GB, expandable via microSD card Front camera:  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 review, 3 months later: The uncompromising flagship

Three months on, the Galaxy Note 9 is still the most feature-packed phone in the market.

When you sell over 20 million units of something, you don’t change the formula. You instead try to make it better by tweaking a few elements. That’s Samsung’s strategy in a nutshell with the Galaxy Note 9.

The phone retains the same basic design aesthetic as the Note 8, with Samsung instead focused on polishing the overall experience, leading to a  [Read More…]

Samsung will make two 5G phones for AT&T in 2019

If you build it, they will come.

We know that the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 will be the first commercial chip to support multi-gigabit 5G connectivity and that AT&T has big plans for a nationwide 5G network that uses both 5G mmWave and sub-6 GHz frequencies, so all that’s left are the phones. A 5G network will be useless without products to use it, and as expected Samsung is one of the first manufacturers AT&T has tapped to  [Read More…]

Sprint is working with Samsung on a 5G phone, too

First there was Verizon, which officially announced it was working with Samsung to launch its first 5G smartphone sometime in the early half of 2019.

Soon after that AT&T weighed in, confirming that it would also be launching a Samsung 5G smartphone in the spring of next year. And now here we are with Sprint rolling in hot with its own confirmation that it will be working with Samsung for its own 5G device rollout next year as well.

Sprint’s Vice President  [Read More…]

Samsung SmartThings Outlet vs. Wemo Mini Smart Plug: Which should you buy?

With the right plugs, you can make any dumb home into a smart one. We test as many connected products as possible to give you the best recommendations for making your home smarter, safer, and more convenient!

Samsung SmartThings Outlet

Expensive and expansive

$ 32 at Amazon

Pros Integrates with other SmartThings devices Can be scheduled to turn of/off Alerts you if accidentally left on ZigBee range extender Cons Requires a SmartThings Hub More expensive [Read More…]

Pixel 3 vs Samsung Galaxy S9: which smaller flagship is for you?

The Pixel 3 is one of the best Android smartphones unveiled in the last few months, but is it as good as the mighty Samsung Galaxy S9?

In this article, we take a look at how the Pixel 3 compares against the Galaxy S9 in an attempt to answer the question: which one should you buy?

Also read: Samsung Galaxy S9 review

While the Pixel 3’s and Galaxy S9’s larger siblings tend to take all the spotlight, what’s great about  [Read More…]

Expect a 5G Samsung phone for Verizon in the first half of 2019

Samsung is also building its own 5G modem for international variants.

Back in August, Motorola announced the Moto Z3, along with a 5G Moto Mod slated to come out in early 2019 that will work exclusively on Verizon’s 5G network. This will make the Z3 the first 5G phone in America, and while we’re still very much looking forward to that, it won’t be the only phone with 5G for long; thanks to a recent report, we  [Read More…]